|Bhante Anandajoti: Generosity or Dana - Anandajoti Bhikkhu|
The first talk was given on Vesakha Eve at the Vivekavana monastery, and shows how everyone is capable of developing the perfections, especially the perfection of generosity. The second piece is a combination of two short talks I gave on generosity; and the third was a follow up talk on Generosity as a Perfection (Pāramī). These were given at the Saturday Lunchtime dānas at the Vivekavana office in Berapit in August...
Keywords: Generosity; Dana; Dhamma; Dharma
|Bodhisattva Path Six Perfections - Stages of the Path - Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa|
Six Perfections Stages of the Path Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa Geshe-la gives the traditional approach to developing the mind of bodhicitta, the wish to attain enlightenment for the benefit of others. Once having gained the realization of bodhicitta, bodhisattvas endure the practice of the six perfections. Here Geshe Dakpa discusses the committments of the bodhisattva path (vows) as well as the first of the six perfections; the perfection of generosity.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Bodhicitta; Wisdom; Six Perfections; Bodhisattva Vows; Six Paramitas; Practice of Generosity